Former UALE President Elissa McBride was elected by acclamation to be the new Secretary Treasurer of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) at their International Executive Board meeting this month. You can see AFSCME's press release here.
Elissa joined AFSCME as the Director of the Education and Leadership Training Department in 2001. In this capacity, she also joined UALE that same year.
She was elected President of UALE in 2010, and served 2 consecutive terms (the maximum allowed).